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Preventing Conveyor System Downtime

Monitoring systems detected excessive startup torque on a 4,200-foot Joy underground-to-surface conveyor system at an Illinois coal operation. Site operators needed the issue resolved quickly to avoid months of potential downtime, as the system is the main production artery for the mine. JoySmart Solutions experts took baseline readings of the system during commissioning to enable flawless startup. Once the system was in regular operation, excessive startup torque was detected during the continued monitoring. The JoySmart team then used those baseline readings to quickly target the problem area.

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Stainless Steel XP Junction Box

United Electric Controls (UE) recently announced the availability of a 316 stainless steel explosion-proof junction box.

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Durable Tire Inflator

Dura-Flate, a durable, hand-held digital tire inflator, measures, inflates, and deflates tire with advanced precision and is intended for fleet service industry use.

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Weather Station Sensors

Onset, a world leader in data loggers and weather stations, announced the availability of three low-cost weather sensors from Davis Instruments, which have been adapted to plug and play with Onset’s award-winning HOBO weather stations.

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Virtual Catalog for Heavy-duty Conveyor Belting

Continental has introduced a virtual catalog for its select brand of heavy-duty conveyor belting. “The new secure website is designed primarily as a sales tool for distributors,” said Anthony DiGiacobbe, conveyor belt group regional head of marketing.

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